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Corsicana Daily Sun (Newspaper) - February 4, 1959, Corsicana, Texas THE WEATHER LOCAL FORECAST Partly cloudy through Thursday warmer this afternoon and tonight but turning colder Thursday low tonight in upper Thermometer Readings 8 9 10 11 i 12 34 40 46 50 52 54 56 Complete Weather Report on Market UlHomeofthe Daily Sun and SemiWeekly Morninif liahtff LEASED WIRES OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS UN ITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL AP TELEMATS 1959 PAGES MARKETS AT A GLANCE NEW ular selected Issues in demand er corporates New Orleans selling and trade CHICAGO old crops Corn Mostly lower Date with to 25c lower top steers steady to 50 cents higher top 207 PRICE FIVE CENTS 4 f HOMES CRUSHED BT little town of Long on the banks of the the river following a AP Wirephoto Labor Audit Protested 4 labor leaders today lashed out at a proposed laboraudit bill as one that would aid dishonest union officials and employers to defraud union George Parkhouse his proposal would let the union members know whats going on in their unions and with their The labor people In Dallas are tired of being pushed around by their Public hearing In the Senate on the labor and further study of fund requests by the House Appropriations Commit were top items on the legis latures agenda Opponents of the Parkhouse bill were heard The bill heard by the Senate Labor and Management Com mittee headed by the Dallas would provide for an audit of books of all unions by a certified public with copies made available to It provides a member may sue his union to recover dam agesresulting from his union or Parkhouse said he didnt want to prevent any one from voluntarily con tributing to any political candi date but his bill would pre vent the use of dues for political Jerry president of the state said we feel confident that the bills au thor does not intend to give aid and assistance to the dishonest element of the labor movement yet such would be the effect the And it is impossible for us to understand why he would place in the same bill such un See Page 9 m Panel Approves Bill On Hawaii 4 The House Interior and Insular Affairs Committee today approved a bill to make Hawaii the 50th state in the The vote was 25 to Leo OBrien D acting committee chair said he hoped the House would pass the bill before the Easter recess starts March or soon OBrien predicted that the Rules Committee would clear the legislation for action with out undue But he serv ed notice that Hawaii backers are prepared to bypass the committee if it appears the bill may be frozen in the rules Urge County Vote Flood Control Tax The Chamber of Commerce agriculture in called meeting Wednesday went on record endors ing circulation of petitions ask ing that a special countywide election be called to vote on the levying of a twocent flood con trol tax to be used by Commis sioners Court for maintenance of detention dams built by the Soil Conservation In the only other feature of the special the commit tee at the recommendation of James authorized the drafting of a written resolution endorsing two road projects thowidening of and the through Cor Gates Quitting As Navy Chief Franke Named 4 The Navy will have a new secretary next Thomas wartime Navy officer and secretary of the sea service since is quitting to return to private William buisiness executive turned specialist in has been nominat ed by President Eisenhower to move up from his present job as under Philadelphia let it be known some months ago that he wanted to leave government resume busi ness Tuesday the White House announced Gates resig Named to move up to Frankes position is Fred as sistant secretary for a native of whose permanent home now is Paw Both nominations are subject to confirmation by the Frankes home is in His first Washington assign ment was as a member of a civilian panel in 194851 to ad vise the Army on auditing and spending and a proposed farm road from Emhouse to connect up with North Highway 75 in the vicinity of The resolution is to be presented to a state highway department pU b 11 c hearing Thursday on several county road Chairman Lin Warthan noted the committee had been called together at the request of Lynn First Na tional Bank and he asked the banker to explain the purpose of the Sanders reminded the meeting that before the government will continue building small deten require some legal entity to agree to take over the maintenance of the the mowing of which involves special He reported that the Com missioners Court had estimat ed that a twocent tax on the valuation would be the maximum needed to finance this and had agreed to call an election if petitions with See DAM Page 10 Launch Balloon At Brownwood 4 launched a huge balloon today in perfect hoping to unveil some of the mysteries of the upper The ascension was delayed three days by wind and Four balloons will be released over a 2week Thursday the scientists hope to break the present record of feet for unmanned bal At instruments will cut loose from feet and are expected to fall near Steph about 6 A parachute will ease them to the Frank Univer sity of Iowa said the experiments are to probe and measure cosmic ray intensities and composition of atmospheric particles at different phases of solar Plane Crash Kills 65 ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft ft Ike Tells Demos To Finance Bills HOUSING ARE m TARGETS President Says Opposes Extreme Rights Statutes 4 UPI President Eisenhower challenged Democratic congres sional leaders today to raise taxes if they pass costly hous ng and airport Reckless Spending The President told a news con ference that raising taxes would the only straight forward hing to do If the Democratic eaders insist on what he called spending programs such as their pending housing and airport construction He emphasized that he does not believe the United States wants higher taxes unless there s some emergency which de mands The President opened his meeting with reporters by vol unteering an attack on the Democratic housing and airport Both call for much larger spending than his own pro Other Highlights In other highlights of his news conference the President Russias detention of five servicemen and four rucks on a check point west of Berlin is a violation of implied and explicit fourpower agree He said this country Is See Page 4 New Cold Front Allows Texans Brief Respite By The Associated Press Temperatures plunged below reezing deep into Texas Wednesday morning before a midday warmup under mostly clear The warmup followed some f the winters bitterest weather and was due to end abruptly n about 36 hours as a new old front whipped toward the Skies were clear Wednesday morning over all of Texas ex ept for partly cloudy to cloudy ikies over the upper Texas Some light rain fell In hat Predawn temperatures rang id from 23 at Amarillo to 43 at Galveston and reezing weather at the same ime extended along a line run ning through El San An Waco and east The extended forecast for the next five days called for tem eratures 4 to 8 degrees below lormal in West Little r no precipitation for the state vas freezing rain and rain broad areas across orthern regions and In most f the eastern half of the See Page 9 Open More Virginia Schools 4 Judge Albert Bryan today ordered the Alex andria School Board to admit nine negro children to three white schools next in a sixpage said the negroes should be ad mitted to two elementary schools and one high Bryan turned aside the school boards request that the admis sions be deferred until next saying it would re quire a wholly new review ad ministratively and possibly ju dicial of the Fourteen negroes had asked to be admitted to four white schools in the just across the Potomac from Washington and a nextdoor neighbor of Ar which enrolled four negroes in a junior high school Bryan upheld the boards re jection of five of the children under a locally administered as signment He agreed witii the school board that two of the Applicants were scholastically deficient and three others lived closer to a negro high school and the white high school for which they The Judge upheld of the sixpoint plan used by the city school board but ruled out the factor of emotional sta remarking that such a factor used by other Virginia cities had been struck down by other federal Bryan told the board to put five of the negroes into either Patrick Henry or William Ram sey elementary two more into Ficklin elementary school and two in Hammond a combination juniorsen ior high Warren county decided to keep its only high school in Front Royal closed at least un til September and will continue to rely on a private system set up last fall to circumvent the admission of 22 negroes to the which closed two of its schools last fall un der the nowstricken massive resistance reopened them today on a segregated A federal appeals judge last week granted the city a stay of integration until Sep Twentyone negroes who en tered seven schools in Norfolk Set Page 10 i LITTLE 4 National Associa tion For The Advancement of Colored People has asked for a threejudge federal court to de termine If the law used by Orval Faubus to close Little Rocks high schools to prevent is District Judge John Miller denied a request by the Little Rock school board Tues to reopen the schools as segregated The board asked permission to reopen the segregat and then be granted until next 15 to come up with a new plan for in tegration to replace the one which led to rioting at Central High School on In denying that Mil ler accepted a report from the board which said it could do nothing in the face of four state laws passed by a special legisla tive session last It was those statutes which Faubus used to close the Wiley chief legal counsel for the NAACP in Ar then asked for the re view of the law used by by the federal judiciary Miller reminded the board that under the gradual integra tion plan he approved In and which was later approved by the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals in pub lic schools would have to be reopened on a nonsegregated Miller added that he was aware of the many problems the board faced In trying to bring integration to a school and If they are not able to operate under that they should not be denied the right to formulate a new plan of oper Thurgood of New the NAACPs chief legal closely questioned school superintendent Terrell Pow who took the Marshall repeatedly asked Powell if the new plan the board wants to present would be for or against We just want time to solve the dilemma were Powell Herschel Friday attorney for the school attacked the Justice Department as be ing extremely and suggested the federal govern Bee LITTLE Page 9 developed in the 90foot Protests Convoy Free Trucks After 56 Hours PLAN CHARTER VOTE WITH REGVLAR CITY ELECTION City Commission Tuesday pass ed a resolution giving notice of its intention to pass an ordinance on 25 which will call an election on April 7 on the pro posed new city charter as draft ed by the elected charter com The ordinance will be intro duced at the next regular meet and finally adopted at a special meeting on Wednes in order to set down the charter election on the SpurlockWill Direct County Heart Campaign Hubert Spurlock of Cooper Spurlock Shoe has been amed chairman of the Na varro County Heart Fund drive for the second it was an nounced by David Camp president of the Navarro County Heart The annual raising campaign vviiieh sup ports the education and community service program of the American Heart Assocla its affiliates and began l and will continue hrough Set Heart Sunday The Heart Fund drive will reach its high point here on rleart when Hundreds of local volunteers will conduct a doortodoor col ection among their own neigh Similar Heart Sunday collections are to be carried on y Heart Fund volun eers in residential communities hroughout the Under Spurlocks leadership Navarro county exceeded its 1958 goal ot Spurlock stated that he was happy to ac cept the chairmanship of the 1959 Heart Fund and will join See Page 4 Fanfani May Ask New Vote mier Amintore Fanfani asked for 24 hours today in which to decide whether to go back to Parliament and ask for a vote of On his decision could rest possible dissolution of Parlia ment and the calling of general President Giovanni Gronchl ossed the ball back to Fanfani Tuesday night after failing to find a man to form a new gov ernment and solve the grave po Itical crisis brought on 26 when Fanfani resigned his gov Gronchi told the 50yearold former University professor to his old government before Parliament for a confidence same date as the city election April Lease Extended Upon being advised by City Manager Morgan Works that the lease by Glen Cumbie on the city airport had expired Cumbie was desirous of renew ing the contract for another year and the Edens and owners of the land were reported the com mission authorized the extension of the lease by one City Attorney Johnny Chirafis is to prepare the necessary res olution authorizing the and the lease or an amendment to whichever is deemed satisfactory to the other Study Lake Request A request of the Kiwanis Club for permission to reserve Lake Halbert on July 4 and charge admission to national outboard races held that day was sub mitted by a delegation comprls ed of Julius Deanle Montgomery and Buzz When Mayoi Tom Eady ask eijjjr tibils in years when the Lions Club had sponsored boat races and charged admission to lake Commissioner Os car Burns replied there had been some raised by fishermen and plensureboat owners who See Page T Fewer Citizens Pay City Polls Big Issues Due Fewer people pay city poll tax this year than did last a check revealed al though two municipal elections definitely are in the Immediate offing and a third water supply proposal issue may be called before 1959 is The city tax assessorcollec tors office announced Wednes day that persons paid their city polls prior to the midnight 31 deadline as compared to in and in A dual election Is slated on April 7 the regular city elec tion at which the office of two places on the com city attorney and city tax assessorcollector are to be In the city will lave a special election on the See Page 7 Draft Lower The Selective Service today set a quota of 364 men from Texas in This compares with 412 in February and 359 In Jan The March figure is Tex as share of the national call for all headed for the 4 UPI The four truck American truck convoy held by the Russians since Mon day was released tonight after about 56 hours The release of the four Army trucks which had travel ed 110 miles down the Auto bahn from West Berlin to the Soviet checkpoint here at Helm stedt came at the end of a day of hectic It came after a hurried con ference here between Findlay State Department advi sor in and political advisor to the Soviet Army headquar ters in East Burns told newsmen after the session with Markushln that the Russians had dropped their original demand to inspect the trucks The Russians previously had refused to pass the convoy with out such an Burns came here as Wash ington announced that the Unit ed States had demanded that the Russians release the Amer ican trucks and servicemen held at the Helmstedt check point and that Moscow make certain there is no repetition of the After two and a half hours of negotiations the Rus fF Moscow Trip Approval Asked By Macmillan 4 UPI Prime Minister Harold Mac mlllan sought through Secre Lary of State John Foster Dulles today approval of a light ning goitalone reconnais sance trip by Macmillan to The plan was put to Dulles within hours of his arrival early today for talks on a new Western policy for Dulles conferred with Foreign Minister Selwyn Lloyd and later met with Macmillan for a review of EastWest Diplomatic sources said tho first discussions centered on a flexible policy plan for a cold war Macmilians pro posal for a quick trip to Mos cow was part of the pattern of British proposals for a new ap proach to the Soviets in the ight of Moscows latest Berlin it was Dulles earlier today confer red with NATO supreme com mander Laurls who was understood to have given lis views on the military as pects of any changes in West ern defense strategy in Dulles said on his arrival he was confident a scries of talks with leaders in Western Europe would lead to establishment of united front on the Berlin He said it would be pre mature to comment on reports Macmillan planned to go to Macmillan was expected to See Page 4 Atlas Success As Titan Fizzle 4 UPI The Air Force fully fired its 20th Interconti nental Atlas early today to close out a key phase of the missiles An Air Force spokesman here said the missile fired from the Cape testing itatlon was programmed for a light of less than ICBM dis He said the missile complet ed the test flight Aimed at a point about miles down the Atlantic track 80foot rocket the Atlas B In this phase the Atlas vas tested with all three of its lowerful rocket design id to give it a ng the van the in The firing followed by the second attempt i the Atlas backup Titan The Titan aunching was thwarted at the ast second when a malfunction Floodlights pierced the clear sky as the Atlas blasted off at shattering a thick ice coating formed by the subzero liquid oxygen in Its The Atlas made a smooth start and climbed with grad ually increasing speed into a starfilled After about two and a half minutes the missiles two booster engines appeared to burn out as and the Atlas continued under power for another full An blue and white wreath effect was created just before engine burnout as the Atlas reached an extremely high altitude probably about 500 miles above the Rumors were plentiful on the role of this lates in view the the secrecyshrouded firing Atlas satellite But informed sources said this was just another routine de velopment Although the first operation al Atlases are icheduled to be in the hands of troops by continue through effort to simplify and make it more Democratic Johnson Leader warned testing will 1962 in an the weapon Senate Lyndon Tuesday night that the demands of national security no longer permit the leisure of outmod ed or inadequate weapons or defense Time is no longer our time is no longer on our the Texan told a banquet ses sion of the Veterans of Foreign He uaid that there can be no area of no to keeping this countrys defensive weapons up to their highest Johnson conceded that na tional security in present times is complex and that national strength is BiUJie added See 4 UPI President Eisenhower said today the United States is lodging a vigorous protest with the Soviet Union against the continued detention of five Am erican servicemen and four trucks at a check point on the road to West Eisenhower said the detention of the men and trucks since Monday afternoon is a violation of fourpower im plied and connected with the occupaticVi status of the World War II Eisenhower was asked to com ment on the action of Soviet border guards at the Western end of the Allied access corri dor to Berlin in stopping a four truck convoy which was bringing jeeps out to West ern Germany from the former German He recalled that Russia and the other three major powers which defeated Nazi Germany had agreed on stationing forces See Page 4 Will Use Atomic Arms On Red China 4 A plain warning to the Chinese Communists that the United States would use atomic weap ons in any future Koreastyle war was sounded today by Sec retary of Defense Neil Mo El McEflroy said it would be our national interest if ajiy inference were given the Chinese Communists that we would fight the Chinese Com munists without general war The House Armed Services before which McEl 9 Report Weather Plane Hissing 4 UPI The Air Force said today that a weather recon naissance plane believed carry ing a crew of 12 Is missing over the A Japanese ship reported see ing a plane go down In flames halfway between New York and Bermuda at about An Air Force spokesman said the weather plane a WB50 had been missing since about that A group of four planes from Bermuda began a search for the ONLY EIGHT New JetPowered Craft Hits River About Midnight NEW 4 A new American Alrlined jet powered Electra airliner missed its LaGuardia Airport runway in fog and rain and plunged into the East River just before midnight Tuesday ap parently killing 65 of the 73 persons A passiing tugboat plucked nine persona from the water and the One died later in a By mld 20 more bodies had been recovered from the shallow muddy waters of the tidal In Service 10 Days The a new jetpowered aircraft put into service only 10 days was the airlines flight 320 out of The Civil Aeronautics Board said the pilot was mak ing standard instrument ap proach to runwayy 22 at La Its last contact with the air port tower was a routine acknowledgement of permis sion to made from lesa than three miles The CAB said It had not yet determined whether the pilot had asked for a ground con trol ho would be In view on an airs port radar or See Page 10 Death Toll Is Heavy Tuesday American Skies By The Associated Press Death took a heavy toll from American skies Shortly before an American Airlines plane with 73 persons aboard crashed into the East River at New York The dead may total Near Mason a light plane carrying three rock n roll singing stars and a pilot crashed into a snowcovered All four were A B47 bomber attempting a landing at Little Air Force Base cracked up in a lowlying area near the Its three crewmen were believ ed High above the North Atlantic a PanAmerican Jet clipper with 124 persons aboard was cruis ing serenely toward New York See Page 7 FLOATING look like specks in compari son to size of the flightdeck of the newest attack aircraft carriet the USS Independence during first yard trial out of a Brooklyn Navy Her mast is tilted to enable the big flattop to sail under East River The onefifth of a mile is shown passing under the Brooklyn Bridge on her way to Atlantic Ocean for AP Wirephoto ;