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Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - December 21, 1959, Corsicana, Texas 1 THE WEATHER LOCAL FORECAST Increasing Cloudi ness and slowly rising temperatures through Thermometer Readings 8 9 10 I 11 I 12 I M 40 44 50 64 56 57 58 Complete Weather Button on Market HJHomeof the Daily Morning LiAhtlf LEASED WIRES OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MARKETS AT A GLANCE NEW 21 selected issues gov ernments at historic quiet CHICAGO higher old crop months liquida higher nearby months to 25 cents higher top steers 25 to 75 cents higher top AP TELEMATS 169 SECTIONS PRICE FIVE CENTS Big Three Invite Khrushchev To Summit Series ilr Spain Gives Ike Noisy Welcome LAST CrVIL WAR VET honored as the last surviving veteran of the Civil died Saturday at Hous He gave his age at This picture dressed In Confederate uniform at Bergstrom Air Force in when he was honorary commander for a AP Wirephoto Nation Mourns Walter Williams By JIM BOWMAN 21 UP Hundreds passed the bier of Walter Williams today to pay homage to the last veteran of the Civil The Confederate forage master died He lay in state in the goldbraided uriifrrm of a Con federate officer in the paiicled and draped rotunda of the coun ty civil courts Williams body will remain In he courthouse until Wednes day when funeral services will oe held here and later at Frank where he lived many Seemingly solemnfaced typical of mourners the who Federal Funds Secured For Sheriffs Radio The Navarro county sheriffs department was virtually assur ed of a new radio system Mon day with the announcement that the federal government will pay half of the costs in the purchase of new County Judge Kenneth Doug las has been informed by Embry county Civil De fense that the request for in matching funds has been approved by the Fed eral Office of Civil Defense Ferguson was notified of the approval by James acting state coordinator of the Executive Department of the Di vision of Defense and Disaster Judge Douglas said the money for the purchase of new radio equipment was made available in the 1959 budget but was kept intact until disposition could be made on the request for match ing He said the funds were carried over in the 1960 which was recently adop Douglas said the Commission ers Court had decided to replace the present radio equipment in stead of making expensive con He said the replace ments would include the main unit and four mobile He walked past the bronze casket was Bowyer and her y They came from nearby Jacin to We thought he was a very brave said a We wanted to see him before he went Army military police from Fort went on 24 lour guard at the The 132man and 5officer detail is commanded by Adam stationed here and placed in command of the Hood The nations flags flew at half staff by executive order in honor of the Civil wars last See Page 6 Only Freestone County Shows Ginnings Gain Freestone county ginning re port shows an increase in 1959 over 1958 in the ginning report as of December Depart nent of Bureau of the while Ellis Hill and Limestone counties showed The report by counties include with the first figures being those of followed by the FRANCO GETS IN SPOTLIGHT WITH VISITOR President Makes Final Stop On Extended Tour 21 Hundreds of thousands of cheer ing Spaniards today gave Presi dent Eisenhower the biggest welcome this country has roared out to a foreign visitor ir modern Flagwaving crowds lined the streets and hung from trees and jammed balconies as the presi rode into Madrid with Francisco Franco at his side Eisenhower is the first top western leader to visit the Span ish who wore hi Generalissimos Stands In Parade Disregarding a biting wind spectators let loose one roar cheers after another as Eisen standing upright wit outstretched rode by i a bubbletop Cries of Viva Franco an Viva Eisenhower greeted them a huge sign rea ambassador of Horse lancers in scarle and gold uniforms preceded th car for the drive throug making the nex to last stop of his 11nation tou touched down at Greeted By Franco who had arrived a the airport 11 minutes before in iis Black Rolls stood with the president as the na lional anthems were Then he presented his Marquesa De with her Marques See Page 6 Typhoon Sinks Another Still Unsighted 21 The interisland ship Rizal sank off Masbate Cen tral at the height of typhoon Gilda last week and be lated reports reaching here to day listed 14 persons 27 missing and 66 Government agencies ordered ail ships in the vicinity to rush to the scene to help search for other possible Earlier reports said Rizal was carrying Cuba Taking Over Oriente Mineral Sales j Steel Mediation Efforts Resumed 21 Jnion and steel company nego lators meet today for the first ime in 10 As they galh the companies were say ng new and higher union de nands prove the union is re onsible for the Union President David Mc Donald retorted it is the com lanies that are out of The United Steelworkers eached new threeyear contract agreements with major alumi num companies in Chicago ovei clearing the way or their top officers to re sume the steel mediators had lorskanans To Vary Length Of Holiday Period By CLYDE MURRAY Daily Sun Staff The Christmas holiday period or some Corsicanans starts as early as Tuesday while the ma jority of the employes will be released from their work duties Federal recessed the talks for aluminum industry ne As the aluminum settlemem took McDonald issued lasl week a new 10point steel de 21 Cuban government announced today a new program for state purchasing of all minerals pro duced in Oriente Two multimillion dollar American owned one of them the property of the govern are in The announcement was made in the semiofficial newspaper which said the in dustrial division of the Institute of Agrarian Reform and the Mines and Petroleum Division of the Agriculture Ministry are jointly preparing a new mineral BusTruck Crash Kills Injures 32 at least two Many employers will follow Indicated replacement come in the near woulc 1958 record of the same date and and and and and Henderson the other bordering county to is not included in the cotton gin ning but is included in the designation of All other 118 passengers and the Manila rescue center said it has still received no word regarding a motor launch reported with about 100 school teachers off storm ravaged one of the first central islands lash id by the 22nd typhoon spawned in the Pacific this year now is known to have left at least 16 Including the Rizal victims and more than homeless before it blew itself into the China Sea late But con with the stricken central region are still down making ac In a weekend development George chair man of President Eisenhowers factfinding sent letters to the 93 steel firms involved asking them to submit their Page 14 Nehru Rejects Chou Proposal For Conference NEW 21 Minister Nehru to day rejected Red Chinese Pre mier Chou Enlais offer to meet this week on the India China border The Indian leader told Parlia ment that he had replied to Peiping the preliminary discus sions would be necessary to make a toplevel conference Chou had suggested In a let ter a week ago that Nehru meet him next Saturday either in China or to discuss in detail the conflict ing border The Chinese Premier had pro posed both countries withdraw forces 12 miles from their iresent mcve that would leave the Communists still in control of thousands of miles of territory claimed by Nehru described Clious pro posal as merely a the schedule that has been adop ted by county County employes will get off Thursday and Since most normal ly get Saturday this will give them a fourday holiday With the exception of law en forcement agencies and justices of the all offices at the courthouse will be closed Thurs Saturday and Sun City personnel will observe Friday and with the exception of the necessary police and fire Determination is expected to be made early this week as to whether some de partments will close their doors at noon The Corsicana public library will be closed Thursday and Page 6 Highway Patrol Augmented For Holiday Duties The ChristmasNew Year holi day period means a lot of things to a lot of but to State highway patrolmen stationed in Navarro county it means long hours of work and the possibili ty that they will be called to the scene of grinding If there are no the holiday season for the highwa patrolman is considered a sue Observers said one purpose ap parently is to use minerals pro duction in an effort to augment Cubas dwindling dollar The government also appar ently wants to get control of the 100 million dollar Nlcnro plant which is owned by the General Services Division of the The government has announced that the which is pro ducing tons of nickel a is for Also in Oriente Is the 75 mil rion dollar Moa Bay Mining Companys nickel concentrati plant built by the Freeport Sul phur of New Thl plant Is not yet in 21 A Greyhound bus and a cattle ruck traveling on the wrong side of the road collided about eight miles east of here Sunday tilling nine The bus driver and six passen ers were killed along with the truck driver and his relief Thirtytwo others aboard the doubledecked bus were five Also killed were thirty head of mostly Some other animals were maimed and had to be Highway Patrolman Jimmy Mineral executives said See Page 14 Williams said truck driver Jam es Stewart of Del apparently missed a right sign where the road divid ed for The he was on the wrong side when it struck the Los Angeles toNew Orleans The doubledecked truck was hauling 67 steers from Jackson of claims to extensive areas in due to the small amount of reporting of the devasta ton ition virtually Yule Sales Climax Good Year By BETTY JEAN CLAY Daily Sun Staff Heavy Christmas shopping is daily adding to a generally good year for most Corsicana busi a number of whom are surprised to find that business is holding its own or is some what above 1958 at this time of Merchants and the public in fearful of the effect of the closing of Bethlehem Steel Company here in late August and the short cotton In anticipation of a slump in busi ness and economic wellbeing have been surprised to observe that business is holding up taking in factors which have in large measure offset ex pected decline in money cir Manager Dick Knight of the Chamber of Commerce note that while the industrial plan had shut and has recent ly been sold to new owners now in the process of vith new and related manu facturing the em ployegain made by other Indus ries of Corsicana has offset the abor force For he noted that during the Texas makers of Adam has ncreased its work force from around 450 to approximately the Chattanooga Glass which manufactures soft Irink bottles for the stepped up as have The Corsicana local unit of the Haggar Slacks manufacturing the TexSun Glove which makes work the United States Gypsum Company for merly American Rockwoo which manufactures graders and has built a mod ern new plant at the western edge of the city and has step about 20 to 50 skilled crafts which is manufacturing home and industrial insulation and the Oil City Iron Works which is a foundry and fabri eating the Chamber manager pointed out that the Corsicana Grader Company UI our He called on See Page 6 Family Service Checks Needy On Its Rolls Family Service Association vill see that every person or amily to whom it ministers will have toys or other gifts n keeping with the Christmas That was the word Monday from Clyde Deisher of the FSA as the 25 date We trace down each family that has applied to us during the year to see if Its Christmas is to be provided In some other agencies already are do ing but we make sure that each one is provided either by the FSA or some other agency or Deisher said that many Another Christmas holiday period begins for the patrol one that will ex tend untii midnight As the patrol will work practically around the clock in an to keep down acci and to be available In case the unwanted commander of the local patrol said icense and weights patrolmen and motor inspectors will supplement the Navarro county patrol units during the holiday Patrolmen are hoping for a other when the county lived through the month See Page 6 Texans Involved In Lethal Wreck Five persons including fhree servicemen on their way home for Christmas were killed early Sunday in a headon col lision near this southwestern New Mexico Two other servicemen were seriously injured in the accident 17 miles west of Doming on Killed Marine Darrell Gene Seaman Don Wichi ta Seaman Roy Wayne Elderg Long and James Alex ander Mendelsohn Injured Seamon John and Marine PFC Thomas State police said Smith ap the to Killed besides Stewart were Ronald Philip Las Ve and relief truck Barney El driver of the parently at the wheel and iis auto crossed the center stripe on a curve into the path of the oncoming Lewis Price Cuts Urged At Phony School During the last quarter of the the Collin Street hikes its normal an nual work force from 30 to up wards of 300 during the season t makes many thousands of its world famed De Luxe Fruit Jakes which are shipped throughout the Business for the Corsicana Cotton Mill has been better this year than in and the in dustry has not only increased its employment during the but is in need of more hands at this President Edens said the cotton mill had been trying for the past Sunday School adles circles have applied to nrovlde Christmas for an entirp And somp Individuals nave asked for a famllv to pro vide for durinc the Christmas she Right there arp few not provided and I am sure that In the next few days all will have been tnken carp Bee Page 14 I think that It Is interesting that some of the grocery store in town have issued Christmas cards that may bp cashed for certain kinds of food at the she While Family Services prim ary purpose Is emergency aid and the organlza tion has traditionally cared for its own at the Christmas sea And this year will be no 21 President Eisenhowers chief economic adviser said today the has come for business to cut prices where Low food prices at the farm level have largely been respon sible in recent years for keeping the economy relatively said Chairman Raymond Saulnier of the Presidents Coun cil of Economic Now we have got to the place where responsibility for stability must he shared by he Saulnier spoke up for what he termed justified price cuts with in a wageprice He ap peared at a Federal Trade Com mission session called to discuss phony bargains and other prac tices classed by the FTC trickery in the market Saulnier expressed his support of the FTCs efforts against de ceit and underinforming of con and then went on to give what he called the one and only formula for slabilizin price levels at a high rate o On the labor side of the form See Page 7 Entire Florida Family Victims Unknown Killer 21 JP A Christmas tree glitters today in an isolated but two youngsters will never open the four gailywrapped packages beneath the boughs An unknown assailant dered Clifford his nd their two small children aimday at their rural The bodies of the parents and 3yearold son lay on the floor ot far from the Christmas tree nlil discovered Officers theorized the killer a friend of the family who unsuccessfully to rape the They believe the mur ers occurred when the father nd children arrived home from friends The victims were Clifford and ihristine both thei nnd a 2yearoli The parents and son had been hot in thn No murdo See Page 6 Hospital Board Advances Plans For Addition Navarro county hospita board Sunday recommended t he commissioners court that enter into contract with A George King and Associates Fort Worth for th construction of a 32 x 49 Too luildine immediately west of th mbuiance entrance of Mcmoria The proposed expec ed to cost approximately be the site for the nurse school and a storage will be of concrete block an brick construction in keepin with the original building type The proposal sent the commi sioners is that the architect b Texas Violence Takes 17 Lives Over Weekend By The Associated Press Traffic deaths again led the oll of fatal violence 1n Texas over the preChristmas Accidents on the highways of the state killed 11 persons as the total deaths by violence reached Two men met death in Herschel of Har lingen died Sunday of injuries received when his car over turned Saturday about one mile north of Edclio was killed Sunday night when a car and a pickup truck collided at Rio Grande died Sunday of a gun ot wound while en route to a ai Antonio She had een found shot at her riends said she had been in Justice the Peace Page 6 To ive Killed In No Basic Rights To Be Yielded On Divided Berlin 21 Presi dent Eisenhower got off a letter to Nikita Khrushchev today inviting the Soviet premier to the first of a series of summit meetings to consider inter national questions of mutual Similar letters are going from the British and French chiefs of as a followup to heir Western summit confer ence over the Set April Date Eisenhower said this meeting agreed it Is desirable that the EastWest summit session con vene from time to time in each others countries to discuss the main problems affecting the at tainment of peace and stability In the The first meeting will con vene in Paris April 27 If Khru shchev accepts the arrange The big in their Invita tions to the Soviet ruled he said in our as a whole and on the wage increases ought not to outrun gains in Such average wage he will Increase the unit cost of goods produced by industries which do not improve their pro ductivity as much as the aver But those which make more than average gains In produc tivity will find their unit costs Saulnier gives some businesses opportunities to make price and it is of the ut most importance that those be so as to keep consump tion The FTC Invited representa tives of 47 consumer and welfare groups to Its first conference on public decep See Page 14 woCar Crash 21 speeding automobile smashed roadside into another car early iday nnd killed five Sylvania There were no survivors f the terrific It was one of the worst rokcn up piles of wreckage I ver said state trooper We couldnt even ick up the We had to ake trucks and load the pieces n The dead were Gibb Brin and James believed to have been the rivers Bobby rcsnmably riding with Brln on Waymond and tfarvin tcnta listed as passengers with Cowart said that the car iccupied by Brlnson and Holmes ammcd the other entering ho highway from a side It almost went through aid T h a impact arricd both machines 100 feet the road into a Cowart said the speedometer if the BrinsonHolmes auto was locked at 90 miles an out the participation of divided Red China ana Eisenhower said goodby t See BIG Page 7 Resumption 01 Disarmament Talks Proposed 21 Unit ed Cana da and Italy today proposed resumption of disarmament talks about March 15 with five Communist headed the Soviet They suggest ed Geneva as a Foreign ministers of the five Western governments also de cided their representatives should meet In Washington In January to prepare for the 10 owpr The disarmament preceding EastWest summit would give the West a hance to sound out Soviet in In a brief communique the Western nations promised to keep their North Atlantic alli ance allies fully informed of the The Communist nations are the Soviet Cze Poland and Bul Formation of the 10nation committee was announced ir Geneva 7 by the United Britain and Rus This will be its first meet ing if the Commuist bloc coun tries The United Na tlons has referred to its current disarmament inclucl ing the sweeping one made by Soviet Premier Khrushchev during his visit in Septem paid 5 12 per wl designed the original hospit as a member of the Wiley Clar son a native of Corslcan met with the hospital board Sun day afternoon and presented sketches of the proposed bulld The board voted to appropriate four per cent of the hospital re ceipts toward the retirement of bad the amount from three per The November monthly report showed net earned income of while the net expense was showing a loss of for There were 350 patients In cluding 21 on charity 208 out patients were treated and not admitted there were 94 opera tions hospital charity was and thn doctors charity listed at for the Christmas Jordon fie HOME FOU Force Captain holder of the Worlds Altitude is shown being greeted his petite Dolores and their 7monthold Cha as he arrived at International Airport en route to for the Christmas nearly 20 miles high In an Air Force Starfighter the new AP Wlrephoto ;