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Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - December 24, 1959, Corsicana, Texas l h THE WEATHER LOCAL FORECAST Considerable cloudiness and mild through Thermometer Readings 8 9 I 10 I 11 12 II 2 52 53 54 55 56 57 1 58 Complete Weather Report on Market mr Homeof gunandSgmiWeekly Morning Lifcht LEASED WIRES OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS OPERATION GOOD CHEER The Army in Europe is entertaining Germans Italians and French at Christmas parties Operation Good Cheer goes into effect for the rang ing from baby age to old Thousands of dollars of voluntary contributions from Army personnel are financing the AP TELEMATS 172 1959 TWENTYEIGHT SECTIONS PRICE FIVE CENTS ft CARTER FIELD PLANE CRASH KILLS THREE Sharp Surge In Traffic Casualties Is Anticipated By The Associated Press PreChristmas violence has claimed at least 41 lives in Tex as with 28 fatalities blamed on traffic The deaths occurred Wednesday and early Thurs The toll was expected to rise sharply Thursday as mo HER FIRST Marie gazes wonderingly Itorists started jamming high at the first Christmas tree she has ever Born with catarways on Christmas County Work SlOMillion Russia To Resume Debt Payment Talks British Maniac Invades Beheads Woman 24 UP A man broke acts on both she was blind until recent operations and thick lensed glasses opened for her the multicolored world of Her parents put up the tree in their home over Find Wreckage Three bodies were found near the wreckage of a private plane night so Diane could capture the full enjoyment of the gay decwhich crashed during a fog near orations and bright AP Wirephoto workers Ask ike 24 The United Steelworkers Union went into court today with a claim its members in the basic steel industry are entitled to a fourcent hourly costofliving pay Union attorneys filed a petition In district court asking that the pay increment become effective q At the same time the union requested that benefits under any new contract finally negoti ated be made retroactive to Thats when steel workers ended a 116day strike and returned to work under a TaftHartley Act The 80day issued by District Court Judge Herbert specified that Amon Carter afrport between Fort Worth and The plane was en route from Wyom ing to All three victims were Dallas They left Cheyenne Wednesday They were Thomas owner of Butcher Electric James of Cummings Process Piping and Edward Oliver field superintendent for Cum Garland Man Dies Dutch Prefer Aircraft THE 24 The Netherlands has chosen American Starfighters to re place its Hunter jet fighters and Thunderstreaks in preference to the French Mir age the government announc ed The announcement ended three weeks of speculation and by aircraft manu facturers for what is expected to be an order for 500 or more planes for Dutch and Belgian Air now in the process of being A communique said one of the decisive factors in the choice was the fact that technically the Starfighter is suited for both offensive and defensive pur Dutch industry will benefit to a large extent in produc tion of the the commu nique meaning that the Dutch Fokker aircraft plants will build parts under work was to be resumed under Tames of Gar the terms and conditions of all land was killed Thursday morn agreements in efect last June ing when his car hit a culvert during heavy fog in a The old contracts with steel suburb of companies contained provisions Guadalupe of for a costofliving pay adjustBrownsville was kUlerl Wednes ment 1 based on the day night when his pickup truck Labor consumer price TEXASDEATHS Paze 4 index for See 1JiXAfc3 4 The union contended that the costofIiving clauses remain in effect during the injunction and Steelworkers should get a fourcent raise based on the higher price Judge John Miller signed an order setting a hearing for 4 at 10 before Judge Cubans Flock To Churches For Tension Relief steel industry has disl 24 puted the union contentions andg of Cubans flocked into about costofliving and retrochurches today to pray for peace When Judge Sorg and relief from tensions mixed issued the TaftHartley injuncwlth the traditional festivity of tion here last October he rechristmas New Year on this The matters Q a W served decsion on both these Amid the Cuban police announced they had crushed two plots against the They said one plot was a plan to assassinate Miguel Queve publisher of the magazine Bohemia and a strong supporter of Prime Minister Fidel including an ex were arrest This is happy afterjed in this after authorities for the Willie Hensley police monitoring a tele ily in San phone call to Miami heard them Fouryearold Terry Kay will receiving instructions from ex See Page 13 Greatest Gift Is Childs Liie L LOS 24 get Rolando Offi The weighing only cials said the assassination at 20 underwent a delitempt was planned as the first cate open heart operation 11 against a number of leading fig days She had a heart deures tne Castro In another Havana po We gave her less than 50 lice arrested eight men and two per cent chance to recover aftwomen on charges of plotting er her doctor said armed opposition against Reports said arms and uniforms But the youngster told her from Batista forces were parents not worry shed be well Tne semiofficial newspaper by Revolucion said it had informa Now she is gaining strength tion that Batista fn and her doctor expects her to eluding Sanchez Mosquer and lead a normal life See Page 4 By The Associated Press The weather forecast for Christmas in Texas holds no hope for small boys with In the chances for snow Friday appeared to be just about the same as the odds for a mon or an Partly cloudy to cloudy weath er with mild temperatures has been forecast for the state through But a blanket of white cov ered wide areas in the northern half of the country today in the wake of preChristmas snow storms that hammered the East and The heaviest snowfalls of the season hit the Midwest yester dumping up to a foot and more of snow from the northern plains to the Great The of the same pat tern that whipped the Northeast Monday and disrupted discouraged holi day motor travel and inconven iences The drifting snow added to the woes of the Jast minute Christmas The both in the East and took a heavy death traj Most of the 42 deaths re ported were in traffic accidents on snowcovered highways or from heart attacks due to over exertion while shoveling At least 23 persons died in the Eastern In where snow piled up to more than a foot in many 14 deaths were blamed on the including nine from shoveling which was hit by more than 7 inches of reported five storm four from shoveling the heavy The snow in the lashed by gusty winds which built huge drifts in many areas and caused much distress to lost much of its power in the Midwest during the early driving con ditions still were hazardous from northern Illinois and north Indiana Snow fell during the night from North Dakota and north eastern South Dakota across Minnesota into the Upper Great Freezing rain accompan ies the snow near the southern end of Lake Michigan and cen The snow was expected to con tinue in the upper Mississippi Valley through the Great Lakes region and into parts of the Middle Atlantic states and North Carolina during the For the Weather bureau expects snow flurries or rain for the northern half of the country and cloudy skies for most of the It was cold in most of the snow covered Tempera tures ranged from zero in Ver mont and New Hampshire to the 20s and 30s in the central part of the Outside the snow readings were in the 40s and 50s along the West Coast and the south central section and in the 60s and 70s in central and southern In the rain fell from Washington southward Into with widely scat tered rain in southern Nevada and Snow fell in the higher elevations of central Oregon and north eastern Skies were mostly clear in the northern and central Rockies and in New England and partly cloudy in other parts of the into a womans rooming house here Wednesday night and hack ed a girls from her The man attacked a second 20yearold Margaret But she wears her hair in a heavy bun at the back of her and this deadened the Today police manned road blocks all around a city of more than a and other officers hunted the killer with Residents were watching tele vision in the lounge of the YWCA hostel when a servant ran in to ask Did any of you see a strange man lurking about the corri dors that Margaret Brown was ironing clothes in an upstairs All the lights went Margaret thought it was a Then I saw a man with cur ly she said He hit me with something hive a stocking filled with I staggered out with blood all over Police raced to building See Page 13 Negro Cabby m Admits Attacks On Five Women NEW A negro cab driver held on a charge of robbing and attempt ing to rape the daughter of nov elist William WIster Haines ad mitted in police lineup today that he had made attacks on five other women of ficers An identification card found in a taxi led to the arrest Wed nesday night of the Rob ert Authorities said he admitted the attack on Haines daughter and was booked on charges of attempted rape and He was taken to police head quarters afterward and under questioning in the offi cers also acknowledged attacks on three women in Brooklyn and two in the Bronx since Pearson was quoted as say ing he raped one of the Brook lyn women and forced the oth ers to submit to other indigni Two of these five victims were white and the other police Officers did not dis close their The case involving the novel ists daughter took place in TWO STRONG GROUPS JOIN FIGHT ON CAR INSURANCE 24 UP Two strong statewide groups have added their objections to the new merit rating plan for auto mobile insurance which becomes effective The Texas Farm Bureau and the Texas AFLCIO protested the plan Wednesday in the wake Education Aid Vole Displays DeGaulle Power Presi dent Charles De Gaulles power In France was demonstrated again today by an overwhelm ing victory in an issue that has split the nation several times in the past half century state aid to Catholic The National Assembly by a 42771 vote approved a govern ment plan increasing financial assistance to private schools de spite only lukewarm by supporters and the united bpposition of Socialists and Un pi j the govern men a say in how the mon ey About 20 per cent of French children go to priv ate most of them Ro man I imier Michel spokes man ror De Gaulle in Parlia staked the life of his government in the Educa tion Minister Andre Boulloche quit because the to placate modified the con trols it would have had over the Backers of the church schools went along with the government though many were concerned that the increased subsidies would tempt authorities to exert more state control over the Stricken Frejus of criticism by State Grady Hazlewood of Amarillo who ask ed a public hearing on the mat The State Board of Insurance has called a public hearing for H to consider appeals for changes in the plan which the board adopted in an effort to reward safe drivers with lower Key features of the program are a series of ratings given to drivers according to their records of accidents and moving Rates would drop for drivers without offenses while the minority of drivers with multiple infractions would make up the difference with higher The board figured safe See Page 13 department an today disclosed Formby Claims MovingVioIation Plan Ridiculous IsR emem bered See Page 3 24 worker in the relief center here in Frejus placed a toy and a small bag of candy into the outstretched hands of a wondering Its for for the worker The little girl smilingly hug ged the package and hurried This scene will be repeal ed many times today and Fri day as the people of Frejus pause in the aftermath of tra gedy to give the children of the area a It will not he the sort of Christmas they had looked for ward The grim work of searching for the last victims of the Mal passet dam disaster goes 24 pros pective candidate for governor next today described the moving violation part of the new Texas car insurance rate plan as ridiculous and the work of The former Texas Highway Commission chairman said he favors some means of reward ing the safe driver by giving him a break on insurance But he said the people will re ject the plan as now set He called for a better definition of a safe The plan has come under a series of State Gra dy Hazlewood of Amarillo last r week called for a Fol lowing Chairman Penn Jackson of the Texas Insurance Board said a hearing is sched uled the plan will go into effect as scheduled on who has not for mally announced his candidacy for predicted every candidate for the Legislature in 1960 will make revision of 24 Russia has agreed to start ne gotiations here 11 on a settlement on its 15 year old lencllease The United States considers the negotiations a test of So viet interest in resolving East West A state nouncement that Ambassador Mikhail Menshikov will head the Soviet This means that Menshikov will he returning to his post here after more than two months in There had been speculation he might be The state department assign ed Ambassador Charles a special assistant to Secretary of State Christian to negotiate for the United The designation of Bohlen indi cated the Herter and importance President which Eisen howcr attach to the negotia The agreement to begin 11 is an outgrowth of an ear lier understanding reached by Eisenhower and Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev to make a new effort to settle the long standing They decided on this during talks at Camp Da in Khru shchev wants to clear away th A w The official toll stands at dead and 103 319 See Page 4 Muccio Given Guatemala Post 24 President Eisenhower today appointed John now ambassador to to he ambassador to a career foreign serv ice officer since won com mendation for his conduct in Korea in He was envoy to Korea when the war there broke The 59yearold Muccio is a native of Valln and a naturalized He is a resident of See Page 4 Shy Statesman Lord Halifax Dies Wednesday 24 Lord Halifax died at his coun try home In Yorkshire Wednes day The shy Brit ish statesman who helped swing the might of the United States against Nazi Germany In World War II was Former viceroy to foreign secretary and wartime British ambassador to Wash Halifax had been bed fast two days with a chest com His son and Lord said his father was just completely worn In Acting Secre tary of State Douglas Dillon paid tribute to the wartime amhaa Ho was ever a staunch friend of this said and during his years of public life contributed greatly to the strengthening of AngloAmeri can In London British Foreign Secretary Selwyn Lloyd said Halifax had adorned all of his A yearend survey of highway construction expect ed and in progress for Navarro county shows a figure In excess of Jack resident state highway has This comprehensive figure does not include the several hun dred thousand dollars spent an nually by the four Navarro coun ty commissioners nor the funds expended under the state high way department maintenance office While it is not known definitely since the fig ures vary on what the mainten ance costs will it la safe to say that it could approx imate another million Repair Program Some of the projects listed in the roundup are included in the miles of the state high way system to be repaired and improved in 1960 under a 20 milliondollar program announc ed this week by the Texas High way Herbert com mission said the pro gram includes 283 projects in all 25 highway Navar ro county is in the Dallas high way state said the projects generally con See Page 4 True Holiday Spirit Remains 24 UP A Christmas wreath of yellow chrysanthemums was placed on the tomb of the Unknowns to A white ribbon in gold bore the Inscription Republic of Ko In the subfreezing cold of the clouded early morning am bassador You Chan Yang bowed his head in prayer for the 246 Americans who died in the Korean An honor guard stood at rigid During this joyous holiday Yang our gov ernment and people wanted to express their deep sympathy to the American families who gave their loved their brothers and sweethearts in the Korean See Pago 4 PARIS MAN INJURED Johnson of was injured Wednesday when his small plane crashed near It landed in the medial strip of recently opened High way Johnson was taken to an Ennis 24 Cfl family whose home was de stroyed by fire will get a new one for thanks to the winners of a and Durwood Nobel won a years free living in cluding a groceries and the down payment and first year Sec SPIRIT Page 4 No Daily Sun Due On Friday No Daily Sun will be printed Friday to allow all Us om ployfft to ohservn the only publishing ilntc holiday of the yea Friday IHSUO of the SemiWeekly Light also waa Merry Christmas I KHRUSHCHEV KEY FIGURES Threats Remain But No Active Fighting Noted By TRIPLET AP Staff Writer People on both sides of the Iron Curtain looked forward this Christmas Eve to the possi bility for the first time since World War the world may again know real President Elsenhower and Premier Nikita Khrushchev are key figures in the hopes of mil just as the United States nnd the Soviet Union have been key nations in the cold Troublo Spots Shooting persists in Iran and Iraq have moved up j troops in a yuletlde border Red no convert to Khru shchevs renunciation of mouths threats to Indian fron tier Pilgrims thronging by tha thousands to Jor danheld birthplace of Jesus were reminded by the presence of Arab and Israeli military guard posts along tho nearby border that the 1948 Pal estine war was ended by an armed never by a peace Any universal peace ter of the distant Steps Slgnlficunt But the past year hag seen significant steps toward great er international Among these have been the Khrushchev visit to the United States and Eisenhowers agree ment to return the visit tha arrangements for a Big Four summit conference See Pago 4 SAC On Guar Bui Personnel Helping Others 24 UP On Guam everybody asked Would the ship with the Christmas trees arrive In time fit At the men of the 3977th Supply Squadron put red Christmas stockings stuffed with toys and candy into drop And out between Rota and Zaragoza along the isolated stretches of a 16th Air Force pipeline which runs through Se ville and the kids wait ed excitedly for the day before Christmas and As Jack Capers of Apple patrolod low over the pipeline in his little Lr2Q plane looking for possible line hocl also drop nmnll parachutes with the rod stock ings wherever he spotted an iso lated In the Har mon Air Force Bnse NCO Wives Club throw a party to raise money for undcrprivtlodged chil dren in nearby In each of these Strategic Air Command and in the others of the 70 SAC bases See Page 4 Family Groups Celebrate Occasion Corsicana I I I Marks Christmas nd Coraicana and Navarro county citizens pause tomorrow Fri day for the annual Christmas Day Family the exchange of presents and will feature the Christmas cele Many churches and other religious groups are ob serving services starting with musical ser last Sunday and con tinuing until this Business will be at a stand Good weather conditions have prevailed and the Corsicana business district has been crowd ed for days with City except for fire and police left their posts Thursday noon until Mon and also except for the sanitary department employes who will comeback Saturday tojbanks and post pickup where they left off j Christmas holidays for County except law enforcement are observing the holidays Thurs Saturday The Corsicana Daily Sun will observe its only holiday of the year and no edition will be de livered Friday as has been the custom for many The Friday morning edition of the Corsicana SemiWeokiy Morning Light also wiJJ not be printed this year so that the entire force of these publications can enjoy Christmas with their The Saturday afternoon edition of the Daily Sun will be The public library was closed Thursday and reopens Saturday from 9 to Retail merchants will be clos ed all day Friday as will the both junior college and December last and will resume classes January Hundreds of teachers and col lege students have left Corsi cana for their respective homes and by the same token teachers and college students In other cities have returned to their homcH here for the Scott of the Cor sicana district of the Texas Highway embracing four has announced that all personnel available including weights and measure have been pressed into service in an effort to patrol all the county highways possible to promote safe driving as the peak of travel County and city officers have joined in the state group in doing everything pos Bee Page 3 i F h F F II I t SNOW STALLS CARSTry as he this hardy and optimistic auto owner cant seem to make any headway as deep snow on a street in the New clogs the wheels of prog Less optimistic car owners leave their au tos to the snow that almost hides Scenes like this were common in the metropolitan area as the seveninch fall blanketed the AP Wirephoto ;