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Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - December 30, 1959, Corsicana, Texas THE WEATHER LOCAL cloud iness with slowly rising temperatures through Thermometer Readings 8 9 10 11 I 12 II 38 I 41 I 4G I 50 I 52 I 53 I 54 Ccmpleu Westhei Report on Market Daily Sun and SemiWMkly Morning liahtg LEASED WIRES OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AP TELEMATS MARKETS AT A GLANCE NEW yearend corporates mill buying CHICAGO Wheat Mixed old crop months light selling with to 75 cents lower top steers steady to 50 cents higher top 176 PAGES PRICE FIVE CENTS DOUBLE utility company out In a storm checking power lines east of stops to run a cable to a snowstalled car and haul It back on the The storms in central and western Kansas blocked highways and stranded many motorists on holiday AP Wirephoto Rift Grows By JOHN HIGHTOWER 30 The United States and Britain are facing a new crisis in their negotiations with Russia for an enforceable treaty outlawing test explosions of nuclear weap It may reach A head soon after the threepower talks re sume 12 in But it is not the first time a deadlock Inspection System The crisis centers around de velopment of an international Inspection system strong enough to discourage cheating with sneak Unless Russia modifies its op position to strengthening the system already Presi dent Eisenhower indicates he may order resumption of un derground test explosions in the United Before such a step would be officials the United States would very likely change its strategy in the negotiations at Geneva to seek a limited rather than a comprehensive test A limited ban would apply only to explosions In the air or in the They could be policed more easily than un derground Policy Toughened A toughening policy with respect to the negotiations was disclosed Tuesday when Eisen hower substituted a daytoday voluntary suspension of nuclear weapons tests for the present fixedterm moratorium which expires The United he said at will consider itself free to resume nuclear weapon testing but we shall not re announcing our intentions in See Page 3 Boys Pur chase Shocks Parents 30 W r Eleonore Duchek opened the door of her This is the lion I am to de said the man outside with the The Bavarian housewife was speechless with but her son came rushing up to assure her Dont its Its only four months old and I bought it for 500 marks of my After some Ger hards parents agreed to admit the belated Christmas But they warned their son shel ter is being provided the lion only vjy European Papers Back Tests Move papers of Western Europe to day generally took the view that the United States la put ting pressure on the Soviet Un ion to accept a workable treaty banning nuclear Most of the newspapers ap proved the decision an nounced Tuesday to remain free to resume nuclear tests at any time after giving notice to the The Communist press and at least one British news paper were In a foreign spokes man said the position was Reminds County Dimes March Work Extended With the New Year Just around the Navarre county was reminded Wednes day by Chairman Embry Ferg uson that January brings tho annual March of Dimes cam which has been extend ed beyond the fight against polio since that crippler has been on the wane with the in troduction of Salk Last it will be the National Founda tion for Infantile founded by the late President Franklin broad ened its scope of research to search out and find means to essen the crippling effetcs of birth defects and while stressing the continued need for rehabilitation of the many polio patients who were stricken by the disease before the discovery of the world heralded preventive vaccine by Jonas This many Navarro res idents must have felt the battle against polio had been won completely and they seemed not as mindful of the new battle defects and arth from the collec tive gifts of the county which slipped below the normal giv The broadened program of the National Foundation was See Page 3 somewhat different from that of Britain but diplomats sup ported President Eisenhowers criticism of Soviet tactics at the Geneva negotiations for a ban on nuclear Britain announced Tuesday it never will resume nuclear test ing as long as useful discussions go on at British diplomats welcomed Eisenhowers state ment as a firm notice that the West is not going to be the vic tim of Communist stalling tac tics at Geneva or anywhere In the independent France Soir concluded that the Americans are using this threat since the disarmament talks are resuming in it is hardly probable See Page 10 Repair Water Storage Tower Work is going forward daily on the repairs to the gallon overhead water storage tower near the high school by a Dallas contractor who was sue cessful low The Charley Gray of is scaling the tanks interior preparatory to repaint ing City Engineer Raymond Henry said Wednesday that emptying the tank of water while the work is being carried out has had no affect on the water pres sure in the distribution The city has two larger over head one near the junior college and one in Zions plus the four million gallon underground storage basin on South Twelfth street from which the mains and fire hydrants are City Commission received bids on 6 from nine interested constructors whose quotations ranged from Grays to a high of by a Des Iowa Engineer Henry said he had not been apprised by the con tractor as to the he ex pects to complete Polaris Sub Joins Fleet 30 Ufi Navys first Polaris missile described as a secure deterrent to of ficially joined the fleet Grey skies and a light snow fall failed to dampen the com missioning ceremonies for the nuclearpowered George Wash the deadly prowler that can fire from under About 500 spectators crowded the dock in cold weather as George Kistiakowsky of President Eisen howers special assistant for science and hailed the newest addition to the Her detection and destruction will be wellnigh and yet her targets for retalia tion will be continually within j Kistiakowsky The 380foot George Wash ington is the first of nine sister ships that will be equipped to fire the Polaris intermediate range ballistic which packs an atomic The commissioning cere monies were held at the electric boat division of General Dy namics builder of the nations first atomic the Late next Kistiakow sky this young lady call ed Washington that was baptized last June and is hav ing her coming out party today be wedded to her intend the Polaris Among the high navy brass at the ceremony was Vice Thomas commander of the eastern sea frontier and commandant of the third naval with headquarters in New York In the commissioning of the nuclearpowered George Wash ington we are not marking another milestone on the path of naval Combs We are opening the door on a new era in national national power for Like Combs stressed the submarines retali atory capability and its immun ity to No one can attack us with any hope of escaping certain and terrible Combs a member of the team that developed the atomic bomb inWorld War called the George Washington a breathtaking microcosm of American He is on leave from his post as professor of chemistry at The George Washingtons skipper is James The George Washington dis places It is equipped with 16 missile launching The Polaris missile is now in the advanced testing stage and is expected to become opera tional in It will have an initial range of Each of the nine sister ships will be named after great American The George Washington was launched here June Three others have also been BLAZE KILLS FOUR young couple and two of their chil dren perished today in a fire which spread from an exploding oil Their third child was brought from the firstfloor apartment in critical Eight other residents escaped the 2 12 story frame Damage Is Heavy In Tidal Floo ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft Humphrey Seeks Nomination WILL ENTER 4 PRIMARIES AS STARTER First Official Campaigner In Potential Field 30 UP Hubert Humphrey ID Minn today plunged officially into the race for the 1960 Dem ocratic presidential Humphrey announced at a icws conference that his name will be entered in presidential primaries in the Dis of Oregon and South Others Possible He said that if financial sup port is forthcoming he will enter other Humphrey indicated he will campaign primarily on foreign policy and national security He aimed immediate barbs at the Eisenhower admin We can no longer tolerate a government that reacts instead of taking the he said in a statement handed to Need Solid Program We cannot afford to have an administration that spends all of its time repairing damage in stead of building long term By todays Humphrey became the first among the Democrats most prominently mentioned as presi dential possibilities to get offi cially into the John Kennedy D returns Saturday from a Jamaica vacation and is expect See Page 10 Inquiry Into Defense Effort Appears Sure critical inquiry into this nations missile and de fense program by Senate Maj ority Leader Lyndon John son appeared certain Top staffers of the Senate Space Committee and the watchdog armed services prep aredness subcommittee already are hard at work on details of an investigation expected to get under way soon after Congress assembles next chairman of both key has spearheaded several attentiongetting investi gations at the start of congres sional sessions the past two Now regarded by many as a Democratic presidential possi bility next Johnson is ex pected to probe into some of the controversial spots of the Republican administrations de fense policies and Two New York Ed win Weisl and Cyrus who have acted as spec ial attorneys in past Johnson are at work in Senate committee headquarters They declined to comment on forthcoming investigation pending the arrival of the Sen ate leader late this Weisl and Vance helped John son point public attention to the Soviet successes with Sput See 3 Wide Steel Legislation Studied Rayburn Lauded At Sherman MAINE GOVERNOR DIES IN SLEEP SUCCESSOR IS GOP 30 UP Clinton died in his sleep at the executive mansion1 early The a was in his first year of a four year Under Maines constitution he is succeeded by the president of the state Senate Republican John a welltodo potato grower from Fort Fair Reed left for the capital and 3 expected to be sworn iri as governor later in the prob ably in the Maine has no lieutenant gov Moscow Claims South Koreans Attack Vessel cow radio charged today a South Korean warship fired on an un armed Soviet vessel off the cast coast of North Korea and caused casualties Moscow said the attack occur red in an East Korean Bay and also caused serious damage to the Soviet the Hydrogeographica Service Ship The general area of the re ported attack would be the route two Soviet repatriation the Krylion and have been using to ferry Korean re patriates from Japan to Red North South Korea has threatened to use force to halt the migra tion of the long resi dents of Japan who chose un der International Red Cross supervision to go to North Ko The South Koreans have re ported no armed how Seoul newspapers yesterday said a South Korean Coast See Page 7 Boll Weevil Threat Larger 30 Government surveys indicate a potentially greater infestation of boll weevils in major cotton pro ducing areas next The Agriculture Department surveys covered parts of North Carolina and South The surveys covered hibernat ing The department said the degree of infestation In 1960 will depend largely on weather and other factors that affect weevils during the win spring and early summer of The department said this was the first time that weevils have been picked up In Reeds office is virtuallj the Reed said Clausens death is terrible news for the whole state of He was a much be loved man and this is a great loss to the entire one time chiroprac tor and native of Iowa was the first Maine governor to die in office for almost 40 years Joseph Crawford said the cause of death was unde termined but Iri all likelihooc it was heart or a cerebra The governor was dead when Crawford arrived at Elaine the executive a The only member of the fam was Clauson Ellen Kelleher of ily present the former The governor also leaves a son Cornelius of anc a William Shasse of Clauson came to Maine as a young He settled in Waterville where he served as See Page 10 Young Names Four Executive Panel Members President Jack Young an nounced his selection of the four appointive members of the sevenman executive committee of the Chamber of Commerce for The executive panel Is prised always of the president and first and second vice presi dents who are Hagle and Herb Johnson plus lour appointed by the Named Wednesday by Presi dent Young to complete the executive panel were Dyer Tom Eady and Embry Fergu all past and El liott Middleton all are directors President Sets Speech Dates Eisenhower will de liver his State of the Union message to Congress in person the day after a new session The annual budget message will be submitted to the Legis lators on 18 and the economic message two days The schedule was set up today when Eisenhower conferred with two aides who flew down Iron the assist ant to the Wilton and speech riter Mal colm Persons has been talking with congressional lead ers ahout the timing of the Tax Officials Try To Discourage Want Better Expense Data UP government has announc ed that corporations and small businesses will be required to keep more detailed records of entertainment and expense ac counts starting Dana Commissioner of Internal said the action is being taken because there is a growing tendency by partnerships and small businessmen to claim tax deductions for sums spent to pay personal expenses of offi cers and He added that lavish business expense accounts have aroused deep resentment from some tax payers who do not receive such allowances and feel their neigh bor may be getting a better Latham said this could en courage taxpayers to try chisel ing and could eventually lead to a complete breakdown of the American system of selfassess ment of Tax forms used by partnerships and indivi dual proprietorships will be re vised to require more expense account data in future The new requirements will not apply to tax returns filed early in but will apply to all tax years beginning after Corporations will be instruct ed to report each year the sal expense allowances and any other compensation paid to each of its 25 highestpaid The same information will be required for all includ ing limited In a busi nes organised For indh own a the new rules will re quire reporting of ex pense accounts and other com pensation of the proprietor and his five highestpaid Information will be required about employes only if they re ceive a year or In corporations will indicate on their tax forms whether they claim an expense deduction connected with a ing ranch or fish ing resort or any other similar Latham said any corporation which does claim such a deduc tion probably will have Its tax return Corporations also will have to say whether they rent or own a hotel apartment or other dwelling used by anyone See Page 3 30 Washington and Sherman to day joined Rayburn Appreciation Day to lavish praise on the veteran Speaker of the More than 500 persons includ ing a 15man delegation of sen representatives and oth er high officials from the Capi tal attended a noon luncheon in the Sherman Municipal Ball room to honor the man who ha represented this District since Sam Rayburn is the greatest man in history in the legisla tive branch of our said Mike Mon roney Praising the Bonham repres Monroney said he rated him along in American history with Presidents Wash Lincoln and Roosevelt and Chief Justice John Marshall and Oliver Wen dell Lyndon Johnson D who was at the head table with Rayburn and also paid tribute to the veteran Speaker of the Senate majority and Rayburn are the two most powerful men In Con Many Sherman and Grayson county were at head Other senators and rep resentatives were seated at a special guest They Included Bartlett Rob See Page J Somebody Uses Diesel Engines To PlayTrain 30 decided to play train in a big way today two diesol engines of the Atlantic Coast Line One of the dlcsels made a 67mile unattended It was finally stopped by two train men from the Chesapeake Ohio Railway who drove to a spot near got into a pulled along side and jumped cowboy like the runaway and cut off the The other engine made It only a halfmile before a nonoperat ing generator brought it to a Both of the black and purple yard engines were Idling on separate tracks at the ACL roundhouse in south Richmond about 4 their throttles locked in a neutral their brakes on and their lights Then at startled rail road workers saw engine 148 calmly roll past and head down the It got only as See Page 3 30 The administration is consider ing a wide range of proposals to Congress for dealing with the threat of a renewed steel The deadlocked labor dispute in the industry continues tighter than Director Joseph Fin negan of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service said to day management and the steel workers union are so preoccupied with electioneering ahead of a scheduled 1113 poll of steel workers that no further govern ment peace moves are contem plated at the The poll on whether the workers want to accept ments last offer is part of an admittedly unwleldly TaftHart ley law procedure for dealing with emergency With both sides seeking support for their positions in the upcoming they have no im mediate incentive to seek a set tlement the administration is considering steps to revamp the TH emergency strike pro See Page 10 Summit Date Soon Accepted By Khrushchev 30 OTI The Soviet Union today accepted the western proposal for a May 18 summit responsible London sources Notes from President Eicn British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan and French President suggesting Charles DeGaulle the May 16 date were delivered in Moscow only Tuesday to Foreign Minister Andrei Moscow reports Tuesday night indicated Premier Nikita Khrushchev was expected to accept tho The western notes were a counterproposal to Khrush chevs Christmas Day letters agreeing to a summit meeting in Khrushchev said the western proposal for April 27 as a dale was and suggested April 21 or May The dates offered by Khrush chev conflicted with DeGaullos See Page 3 Texas Weather Forecast By The Associated Press Skies were clear over north west Texas Wednesday and cloudy elsewhere over the state as the Weather Bureau promis ed dry weather for the rest of New Years Day weather was expected to bring if At 6 no rain had fallen in Texas in more than 60 Forecasts for all sections of Texas called for considerable cloudiness and slowly rising tem peratures through 1959s final DEEP SNOWS ADDING TO DISCOMFORT More Moisture Due New England Later In Week 30 New England struggled today against the ravages of Tuesdays tidal flood that caused millions of dollars northern areas of I the sixstate region were digging out from under more than a foot of Hundreds Homeless Hundreds of property owners visited ocean fronts and beaches today to survey the damage to summer cottages and homes pushed over by a raging sea as if they were doll Hundreds of year round resi dents were sheltered by rela tives or Approximately 100 families in the Massachusetts south shore town of Hull were unable to return to their homes today be cause oil burners In cellars were Several cesspools overflooded and State Health authorities were called In to see if there was any menace to In upstate New York thousands of suburban families bundled in blankets for a breakfast by Areas around ths hardest were still partially blacked out as power linemen continued a roundtheclock bat See Page 3 Hurricane Hits New Hebrides Islands Hard 30 UP French authorities rushed aid today to the New Hebrides Is battered by a hurrlcans that devastated the principal 1s and of Port French administra tive center of the Island group the southwest was reported uninhabitable with 80 icr cent of the homes destroy ed by the The French ordered evacuation of more than women and children be an and airlifting them to Now The French naval escort ves seltLa Confiance was expected arrive at Port Vila later to day with medical supplies and French troop The French high commissioner for the Pacific arrived by air from Noumea to make an in Most of the communications liave been knocked out on tho islands so assessment of the full damage is Mostof the plantations In the islands center were reported destroyed and at east one coastal village was swamped by huge The hurricane changed coursa early today and headed sparing the main FIJI Island of Viti But the backlash hit a village on the killing one man and injuring six other Cuba Reports More Arrests 30 Institute of Agrarian Reform have taken control of four several cattle and a stone mill belonging to the United Fruit In Orlento reports from there said The dams are part of a com pany built system supplying water to United Fruits sugar mills and other private In Company officials aald the systems takeover had been threatened for some time on the grounds that neighbor ing towns needed more 30 authorities are reported holding nine including two North picked up after hey landed in three Venezuelan lanes at the provincial capital f The Havana radio station VOZ laid the nine were rounded up on suspicion of conspiracy igalnst Fidel Castros The report said the planes be onged to a Venezuelan airline and four of the men were Nationality of the other three was not Military police headquarters in Camaguey confirmed that several airmen were being held for questioning but would give no The broadcast said both North Americans and five of the other men gave Miami VOZ gave this account The first plane showed up over Camaguey about 6 Monday and asked permission to claiming engine A second plane appeared two hours later reporting the same difficul The third plane landed Tues day announcing it was bringing mechanics to repair the other two Police became suspicious and rounded up the occupants of all three Military agents for Fidel Cas tro announced earlier Tuesday that they had arrested 42 per sons in the Havana area for three separate plots against the The agents suld the separate groups planned to seize a navy set up an antiCommunist army and launch a terrorist The nine occupants of the DCS twinengine belong ing to Rnnsa were brought here from Camaguey lor questioning by military au A Cuban Air Force officer at Camaguey said the detention of the planes and occupants was ordered by Cuban national po but Iavana newsmen were told the detentions were ordered by Cuban military headquarters The passengers were de scribed as Ransa Cuban Air Force officials said the planes were flying between Miami and but re fused to disclose whether they were flying from Miami south ward or from Caracas to There was no Immediate reac tion from the Venezuelan Em In Observers here said the deten tions appeared the result of widespread fanned by Prime Minister Fidnl of an invasion of Cuba by anti Castro The Cuban Air Force reported four mysterious light planes flew over Havana Tuesday ;